MERIDIAN — The first baby of the new year was born at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian on Tuesday morning. Leah and Kelly Jimmerson of Stonewall welcomed their baby girl, Kennedi Reese Jimmerson, at 5:06 a.m. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 19 inches long. The original due date was Jan. 12, but the Jimmersons are happy the new addition to their family arrived early so that Kennedi can help them cheer for Alabama in the Discover BCS National Championship game. Alabama (12-1) takes on Notre Dame (12-0) at 7:30 p.m. Monday on ESPN.
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